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1945 - US Marines from the 28th Regiment, 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima

1945 - US Marines from the Regiment, Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima wonderful-photography

US Marine with his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 1945. -

US Marine with a flame-thrower & his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima,

26 Photographs of the Heroes of Iwo Jima, Where Uncommon Valor Was a Common Virtue

26 Photographs of the Heroes of Iwo Jima, Where Uncommon Valor Was a Common Virtue

Members of the Battalion Marines burrow in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima, as their comrades unload supplies and equipment from landing vessels despite the heavy rain of artillery fire from enemy positions in the background

Battle of Iwo Jima, 1945: US Marine corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded comrade against the backdrop of a smashed up Japanese pillbox. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese 120mm AA gun Type 3.

Reality of War: Battle of Iwo Jima, US Marine corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded comrade against the backdrop of a destroyed Japanese pillbox. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese AA gun Type

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A U.S. Marine communicator, burrowed in a shallow foxhole, calling for artillery support to silence enemy mortars in Iwo Jima.

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A U. Marine communicator, burrowed in a shallow foxhole, calling for artillery support to silence enemy mortars in Iwo Jima.

Battle of Iwo Jima

Four US Marines cleared out a cave with BAR, small arms, and grenades, Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945

Feb 19, 1945 Americans land on Iwo Jima.  Iwo Jima was a barren Pacific island guarded by Japanese artillery, but to American military minds, it was prime real estate on which to build airfields to launch bombing raids against Japan, only 660 miles away.

19 February 1945 - US Marines invade Iwo Jima - 21 February - Vicious fighting in and around Manila was joint by Filipino and American troops - 23 February - US Marines raise the American flag on Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima - Landing craft on Iwo Jima

Feb. 23, 1945: The Raising of OUR Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photo that was taken in 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. 5 U.S. Marines & a U.S. Navy corpsman raised OUR flag of the U.S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Of the 6 men depicted in the photo, 3 (Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, & Michael Strank) were killed during the battle; the 3 survivors (John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, & Ira Hayes) became National Heroes upon their identification in the photo....

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima - a historic photograph take on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.

Indestructible: The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima

Indestructible: The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima

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A Doberman guarding a sleeping U.S. Marine during the Battle of Iwo Jima

Private First Class Rez P. Hester of the War Dog Platoon, Marine Regiment, US Marine Division takes a nap in a fighting hole dug out of the the volcanic sand on Iwo Jima while 'Butch', his Doberman war dog stands guard.

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A soldier of the American marine infantry wounded while landing on the island of Iwo Jima in Japan is transported to an armored vehicle on March 3, 1945.

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A soldier of the American marine infantry wounded while landing on the island of Iwo Jima in Japan is transported to an armored vehicle on March